Summer Series: Art Books

A conversation with Corina Reynolds and Megan N. Liberty


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Join us for a week of conversations, performances, and readings curated by the Rail’s section editors.

In this talk

This summer, we are celebrating the sections of the Brooklyn Rail with conversations, performances, and readings curated by our editors. This 2-week YouTube video series offers a view behind the scenes with the editors, artists, and writers that make the publication.

On Wednesday, July 21, Art Books editor Megan N. Liberty is joined by the Director of Center for Book Arts Corina Reynolds for a conversation on the book as art, looking at books reviewed in the Rail and in the collection of Center for Book Arts.

Check out the other events this week devoted to our sections Field NotesArtSeen + ArTonicBooks, and Music. Register below to one, some, or all of these events to receive selected materials for each episode.

Corina Reynolds

A portrait of Corina Reynolds
Photo by Slavko Djuric
Executive Director of Center for Book Arts in New York Corina Reynolds has curated exhibitions, organized conferences and panels, published books, and teaches about book arts in the US and abroad. Under her direction in 2019 CBA was named one of NYC’s best unknown museums. In 2012 she co-founded Small Editions, an artists’ book publisher and curatorial residency program in Brooklyn, NY with the goal to expand the public understanding of artist’s books. During her time at Small Editions she published over 30 artists’ books which are now held in some of the most prestigious public and private collections across the globe including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art.

Megan N. Liberty

A photo of Megan N. Liberty
Arts writer, editor, and archivist Megan N. Liberty is the Art Books section editor at the Rail and co-founder of Book Art Review. Her writing appears regularly on Hyperallergic and in ArtReview, and has also been published in, Art in America, Frieze, NY Review of Books Daily, LA Review of Books, and elsewhere. She writes widely on artists' books and publishing and teaches archiving workshops for artists. She is also a 2019-20 AICA/USA and Creative Capital/The Andy Warhol Foundation’s Arts Writing Workshop participant and serves as the project editor of the Roy Lichtenstein Catalogue Raisonné.